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Pee Gee Hydrangea is a flowering plant with giant white flowers and is drought-tolerant.
It grows into a shrub-like structure that requires low maintenance. This plant is scientifically known as Hydrangea arborescens, is sometimes identified as the sheep flower plant due to the flowers it produces, cluster-like.
Some aspects favor the blossoming of Smooth Hydrangea. These factors include the choice of hardy planting zones, sun or shade needed, budding season and color, heights at maturity, soil texture required, and many more. Below is an elaboration of the aspects mentioned to get a clearer perception.
Hardy Planting Zone
Hydrangea arborescens can survive in harsh winters and extreme cold.
This deciduous plant blossoms in planting zones 3-9 - Pee Gee Hydrangea
Experts recommend that gardeners should incorporate moisture into the plants, especially during hot summers.
Blooming Season and Color
Smooth Hydrangea undergoes budding during the early summer and fall seasons. Flowering happens during May, June, and July, and later in June, it develops into fruiting. The conspicuous circular blossoms start with a lime-green color, transforming into a magnificent creamy-white color and, after that, change to a brown-tanned shade in the fall season. The greenery broad oval-shaped, dark green leaves gradually turn to a yellowish hue in the fall.
The plant naturally grows to an established height of 3.0 to 6.0 feet and 4 to 6 feet wide.
It is advisable to prune during late winter or early spring to boost massive growth. The more you prune, the bulkier the flowerheads become.
Hydrangea arborescens prefers soil with a Ph of 5 (acidic) or 7(neutral) and should not be completely dry. This plant blossoms best in any soil with an excellent drainage system and acidic soil. The type of soil preferred is loam, any fertile soil, and the sour kind.
Sun or Shade
Smooth Hydrangea is flexible to adapt to light surroundings. It can blossom in full sunlight or speckled shade. While under direct sunlight, farmers should provide moisture.
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